(1911 - 2011)
Leonard Brooks was active/lived in Ontario / Mexico, Canada. Leonard Brooks is known for coastal view, landscape, flowers and military genre painting.
Photo by Harold Sumberg. Courtesy Maynards Fine Art, Vancouver.
Biography Leonard Brooks
The following information is courtesy of Jeff Kimmel, friend of the artist. The first section was written October 2003 by John Virtue, biographer of the artist and
Deputy Director, International Media Center, Florida International
Leonard Brooks, an official Canadian war artist during World War II, is the dean of artists in the international art colony of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where he has lived for more than half a century.
Once he and his photographer-wife, Reva, settled in San Miguel in 1947, other Canadian artists such as York Wilson, Fred Taylor, Michael Forster and Fred Powell followed him there. He was not only the leading foreign artist, he was also for 25 years the director of the music
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